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Wed 11/23/2022 08:07 AMLt. Shawn P. Skoglund Promoted To Captain


Lieutenant Shawn P. Skoglund, Troop H, is being promoted to captain and designated commanding officer of Troop H, St. Joseph, MO.
Mon 11/21/2022 12:26 PMColonel Eric T. Olson Announces Promotions Effective December 1, 2022


Colonel Eric T. Olson announces promotions effective December 1, 2022.
Thu 11/17/2022 03:02 PMShow-Me Zero Fatality Reduction Effort


The Missouri State Highway Patrol and the Missouri Department of Transportation continue a special education and enforcement campaign titled, “Show-Me Zero Fatality Reduction Effort,” aimed at reducing fatalities on Missouri’s highways.
Thu 11/17/2022 11:09 AM Lt. Craig R. Kicker, Troop F, To Transfer December 1, 2022


Lieutenant Craig R. Kicker, Troop F, will transfer to the Budget & Procurement Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO, effective December 1, 2022.
Tue 11/15/2022 09:03 AMLieutenant Colonel Lance M. MacLaughlin To Retire


Lieutenant Colonel Lance M. MacLaughlin, assistant superintendent of the Patrol, will retire December 1, 2022, after 27 years, four months of dedicated service.
Mon 11/14/2022 02:27 PMBe Extra Vigilant When Driving In Inclement Weather


Missouri’s weather forecast indicates snow and snow showers are expected. This will be the first snow of the season and whether it’s a dusting or several inches, it will affect travel.
Wed 11/9/2022 04:04 PMBe A Courteous, Attentive Driver This Thanksgiving Holiday!


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds everyone there will be an increase in traffic over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Tue 11/8/2022 04:02 PMDriver Examination Stations To Close Statewide For Upcoming Holidays


Driver examination stations will close for Veterans Day and Thanksgiving holidays.
Tue 11/8/2022 10:02 AMTroop B Announces Promotion


Sergeant Paul M. Behrens will be promoted to lieutenant effective December 1, 2022, and designated a member of the Troop B command staff.
Thu 11/3/2022 08:08 AM Don’t Miss The MSHP Career Expo!


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds the public of the upcoming MSHP Career Expo.
Mon 10/24/2022 11:37 AMLt. Brandon White, Troop F, Transfers To GHQ


Lieutenant Brandon M. White, Troop F, will transfer to Field Operations Bureau, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO, effective November 1, 2022
Wed 10/19/2022 11:00 AMCVO Supervisor Ben L. Towe Promoted To Chief CVO


Commercial Vehicle Officer Supervisor Ben L. Towe, Troop E, has been promoted to chief commercial vehicle officer.
Mon 10/17/2022 11:25 AMTroop C Invites Job Seekers To Career Fair And Open House


Captain Ryan A. Burckhardt, commanding officer of Troop C, invites those interested in exploring employment with the agency to attend a career fair and open house.
Fri 10/14/2022 10:37 AMCVO Supervisor Gerald W. Johnson Retires


On November 1, 2022, Commercial Vehicle Officer Supervisor II Gerald W. Johnson will retire after serving over 29 years with the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Thu 10/13/2022 02:30 PMMissouri State Highway Patrol Seeking Applicants For 118th Recruit Class


The Missouri State Highway Patrol, a premier law enforcement agency, is testing for new troopers.
Thu 10/13/2022 02:27 PMCharges Filed In Cold Case Assault In Taney County


The Missouri State Highway Patrol announces that charges have been filed against Tony Lee Wagner, 61, of Fort Scott, Kansas, for a 1992 assault in Henning State Park, Taney County, Missouri.
Thu 10/13/2022 12:16 PMMSHP Invites Job Seekers To Career Expo


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, is inviting those interested in exploring employment with the agency to attend a career expo.
Thu 10/13/2022 11:48 AMMSHP: Please Include Safety In Your Plans For Halloween


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, encourages everyone to have a safe Halloween.
Fri 10/7/2022 02:55 PMFestus, Missouri Man Arrested For Promoting Child Pornography


The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the following arrest, as the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Division of Drug and Crime Control’s Digital Forensics Investigative Unit and the Missouri Digital Forensic Center.
Thu 10/6/2022 01:48 PMTwo Northeast Missouri Men Arrested For Child Pornography 


Members of the Division of Drug and Crime Control’s Digital Forensics Investigative Unit conducted both investigations.
Wed 10/5/2022 03:21 PMCaptain Larry W. Plunkett Retired September 1, 2022


Captain Larry W. Plunkett, director of the Gaming Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO, retired September 1, 2022, after over 33 years of dedicated service.
Tue 10/4/2022 02:44 PMLieutenant Nelson D. Elfrink Retires


Effective November 1, 2022, Lieutenant Nelson D. Elfrink will retire with over 32 years of dedicated service.
Mon 10/3/2022 10:20 AMCaptain D. Scott Sater Announces Promotion


Sergeant Eddie J. Walker has been promoted to the rank of lieutenant and will join the command staff in Troop D, Springfield.
Mon 10/3/2022 09:40 AMColonel Eric T. Olson Announces Promotions


Lt. Matthew J. Broniec, Lt. Andrew O. Tourney, and Sergeant Steven B. Johnson promoted.
Thu 9/29/2022 03:31 PMTroop E Promotion Announced


Trooper Emily M. Westmoreland has been promoted to the rank of corporal and designated the assistant zone supervisor of Zone 2, which serves the citizens of Butler and Ripley counties.
Thu 9/29/2022 02:47 PM Troop A Announces Promotion


Corporal Liere R. Dancy was promoted to the rank of sergeant and designated as the zone supervisor of Zone 11, which serves Cass County.
Mon 9/26/2022 03:16 PMDriver Examination Stations Closed For Troop Meeting


Several Troop B area driver examination stations will be closed October 6, 2022.
Mon 9/26/2022 02:23 PMLt. Brian L. Daniel Promoted


Lieutenant Brian L. Daniel is being promoted to the rank of captain and designated director of the Research and Development Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, effective October 1, 2022.
Mon 9/26/2022 02:20 PMDriver Examination Stations To Close Statewide For Upcoming Holiday


DE stations close Monday, October 10, 2022, in observance of Columbus Day.
Mon 9/26/2022 11:39 AMIt’s Deer Season! Stay Alert!


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, reminds drivers that deer are more active and create hazards for Missouri motorists this time of year.